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Book Review: This Life I Live

Book Review: This Life I Live

In order for me to be with a great woman, I was gonna have to learn to be a great man first. Rory Feek’s book This Life I Live is, simply put, a love story. But it is not only his love story with his wife Joey but also his love story with God. Before reading this book, I didn’t know much about Joey and Rory. I had seen a few episodes of Can You Duet?, and articles had crossed my…

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Spiritual Battleground

Spiritual Battleground

I’ve been reluctant to post this blog for several reasons. First, it will not be complete. No matter how long it is or how much I say, it will not be the end of the journey where the proof is in the pudding. Second, there are so many opinions about weight loss and healthy living I’m afraid this will just get lost in the cacophony of ideas. I’m also reluctant because I have not arrived. I am in no way…

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Book Review: The Happiness Dare

Book Review: The Happiness Dare

I didn’t want happiness at the expense of holiness. I wanted happiness as a part of being a human created to ‘glorify God and enjoy Him forever.’ Have you ever felt guilty because, in spite of all the blessings in your life, you still were not happy? Jennifer Dukes Lee addresses the reasons for our happiness and unhappiness in her new book The Happiness Dare. We have all heard it said that God does not want us to be happy; He wants…

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David Lingo

David Lingo

My Dad, David Lingo, is one of my heroes of the faith. He and my mom raised me and my two sisters not only in a Christian home, but also in a missionary home. All three of us were saved at a young age and participated in the ministry. My parents were adamant God had not called them to the field, He had called all of us. As a result, I never felt like being a missionary kid deprived me…

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Trust Him

Trust Him

When You don’t move the mountains I’m needing You to move; when You don’t part the waters I wish I could walk through; when You don’t give the answers as I cry out to You; I will trust, I will trust, I will trust in You — Lauren Daigle When you beg God for healing, for financial relief, for a spouse, for children, for direction in your life, and He doesn’t answer by giving you what you desire, do you…

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Turn Your Worry into a Prayer

Turn Your Worry into a Prayer

“Have you ever stopped to think that when we worry we doubt God’s abilities and trust in our own?” Lysa TerKeurst Matthew 6:8 tells us that the Father knows what we need before we ask for it. This is not a license to neglect prayer, but it is a springboard for our prayers. We don’t need to offer suggestions or solutions because God already knows what we need right here, right now. Our goal is to get on the same…

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Engage

Engage

“Engage in the life you have now; don’t sit around waiting for the life you want” Jennifer Rothschild. Maybe you are single, and you long to be married. Engage in the life you have now. Perhaps you are a mother of young children, and you cannot wait for them to become more independent. Engage in the life you have now. It could be that you are struggling with a serious illness, and you pray daily for healing. Engage in the…

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It’s Nice to Meet You!

It’s Nice to Meet You!

My purpose in writing this blog is to focus on all the things God uses in our lives to draw us closer to Him. Whether it is something creative that my daughter did, something funny that my son said, or even something I said that I shouldn’t have, God can use it to show off His attributes.